19 December 2014

The Longest Gallows Speech in Queensland History

Learn about the extraordinary 1912 execution of murderer George Silva at Boggo Road prison - the longest gallows speech in Queensland history.

This story can be read at 'A Scaffold High'.

George David Silva, executed at Boggo Road in 1912. (Qld State Archives)
George D Silva, 1912. (Qld State Archives)

02 December 2014

140kph Winds vs the South Brisbane Cemetery

See some of the damage caused by falling trees in the South Brisbane Cemetery during a massive storm in November 2014.

This story can be found at 'South Brisbane Cemetery'.

Storm damage to trees in South Brisbane Cemetery, Queensland, November 2014. (T.Olivieri)
South Brisbane Cemetery, November 2014. (T. Olivieri)